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A special election for Massachusetts House of Representatives 19th Suffolk District is scheduled for March 30, with a primary election to be held on March 2. The seat became vacant after House Speaker Robert DeLeo resigned December 29, 2020.

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Vermont Capitol Building

Both the Vermont House and Senate are scheduled to begin their 2021 sessions Wednesday, January 6. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of lawmakers will be attending remotely to swear in new members of both chambers and to […]

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Oklahoma Capitol Building

The Oklahoma Ethics Commission voted to adopt the proposed changes to the Constitutional Ethics Rules related to lobbying and campaign finance. Amendment 2021-01 impacts candidate committees formed for elections held prior to 2015. The changes include establishing a mandatory dissolution […]

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January 6, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance California: “Ex-Election Watchdog Urged to Probe Donation to Newsom Recall Bid” by Nathan Solis for Courthouse News Service New York: “Three Men Gave $250 Each to a Candidate for City Comptroller – and Say They Never Heard of […]

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North Carolina State Legislative Building

The North Carolina State Board of Elections has announced an increase in the limits on contributions made to candidates. The limit will increase from $5,400 to $5,600 due to the 2.8% rise in the consumer price index from 2018 to […]

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N. Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper - by NCDOTcommunications

Inauguration festivities for Gov. Roy Cooper and other statewide officials will be held as a limited event on January 9 in Raleigh. Due to ongoing pandemic concerns, attendance at the inauguration will be limited to family, staff, and media. However, […]

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Gov Chris Sununu - by USDA | Public Domain

The inauguration ceremony for New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu previously scheduled for Thursday, January 7 has been canceled due to safety concerns. A small inauguration ceremony will instead take place the same evening followed by Sununu’s inaugural address at 7 […]

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January 5, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Colorado: “Aurora’s Adoption of Strict Limits on Campaign Contributions Means Most of Colorado’s Largest Cities Have Controls in Place” by John Aguilar for Denver Post Ohio: “Despite Bribery Scandal, Influence of Dark Money in Ohio Remains Unchecked” by […]

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In 2021, every state—along with the District of Columbia, Federal Government, and Puerto Rico—will be in session…but not at the same time. A good number of them are starting this week…but which ones? Federal Connecticut District of Columbia Indiana Kentucky […]

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Alabama State Capitol Building

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced the special election dates for House District 73 to coincide with the previously announced special election for Senate District 14. The special primary election will be held on March 30, 2021, with a runoff on […]

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January 4, 2021  •  

US Congress Starts New Session

U.S. Capitol - by Martin Falbisoner

On January 3, the United States House of Representatives began the first session of the 117th Congress. Rep. Nancy Pelosi won her fourth election as speaker of the House by 216 votes to 209 votes. Of the 435 seats in […]

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North Dakota Capitol Building

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued an opinion confirming the Ethics Commission is constitutionally authorized to create a rule expanding the definitions for “lobby” and “lobbyist” for purposes of the new gift rules. The opinion was issued in response to a […]

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Louisiana State Capitol

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will call a special election on March 20 to fill the 5th Congressional District. This seat was previously held by the late Luke Letlow, who died December 29 from COVID-19 complications. Letlow, 41, had been elected […]

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January 4, 2021  •  

New Jersey Governor Postpones Elections

New Jersey Capitol Building

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy issued Executive Order 211 postponing elections to be held in the first quarter of 2021 until April 20. The executive order affects any special school elections and fire district elections previously scheduled for February and […]

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